Career Progressions

Brig. Gen Thomas A. Bussiere, USAF, has been assigned as deputy director, command, control and nuclear operations, J-3, Joint Staff, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

Maj. Gen. Timothy M. Ray, USAF, has been assigned as director, global power programs, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force, Acquisition, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

Parsons, Pasadena, California, has appointed Christian S. “Chris” Alexander as global business development director of Parsons Government Services Incorporated.

Jack Nager has joined Hi-Tec Systems Incorporated, Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey, as vice president of company-wide corporate growth.

Rear Adm. James R. McNeal, USN, will be assigned as deputy commander, Global Logistics Support Command, San Diego, California.

Michael Dumont has been assigned as deputy assistant secretary of defense for policy (Afghanistan, Pakistan and Central Asia), Washington D.C. 

Rebecca Bill Chavez has been appointed to the Senior Executive Service as deputy assistant secretary of defense for policy (Western hemisphere affairs), Washington, D.C. 

Joe Mauro has been named business development manager with Barrett USA LLC, Rochester, New York.

Ideal Industries Incorporated, Sycamore, Illinois, has promoted Jim Falotico to business unit manager of its Precision Tool Group.

Rear Adm. Daniel J. MacDonnell, USN, will be assigned as reserve deputy commander, Tenth Fleet, Fort George G. Meade, Maryland.

Amy Searight has been appointed to the Senior Executive Service as principal director for East Asia, Department of Defense, Washington, D.C.

SM&A, Irvine, California, has appointed Alden V. Munson as chairman of the board.

Vice Adm. Mike Malone, USN (Ret.), has joined Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, San Diego, California, as a consultant to the Unmanned Combat Aerial Systems Division.

Rear Adm. Valerie K. Huegel, USN, will be assigned as commander, Navy Expeditionary Logistics Support Group, Williamsburg, Virginia.

Alan F. Estevez has been assigned as principal deputy undersecretary of defense (acquisition, technology and logistics), Washington, D.C.

Joseph Brady has been named vice president of Department of Defense Operations for the Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, office of Hi-Tec Systems Incorporated. 

Rear Adm. Mark J. Belton, USN, will be assigned as deputy commander, Naval Supply Systems Command, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania.

Rear Adm. William K. Davis, USN, will be assigned as vice chief of information, U.S. Navy, Washington, D.C.

Stephen W. Preston has been appointed to the Senior Executive Service as Department of Defense general counsel, Washington, D.C.

Knowledge Consulting Group, Reston, Virginia, has appointed Terry DiVittorio as vice president, cybersecurity strategy and solutions development. 

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